Mandarin eggs under a broody hen

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by 3BirdGirlz, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. 3BirdGirlz

    3BirdGirlz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 18, 2013
    I got 7 Mandarin duck eggs in the mail, and on day 4 at least 3 of them are developing! I read that they do better under a broody hen, so I put 5 of the best looking ones under one...she's a bantam Cochin and couldn't hold any more lol :) The two in my incubator don't look to be developing, but it is still early. I'm very excited to add Mandarins to my place and hope they make it to hatch!

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